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Aubergine Bhaji Recipe

Aubergine Bhaji is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Thursday, 28 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One Dish Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 tsp - ajwain
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp - chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 small green chilli, chopped
  • 100g/4 oz - Aubergine (eggplant), chopped
  • oil for deep-frying
  • How to Make Aubergine Bhaji:

    1. Place the gram flour in a bowl then mix in the yoghurt to make a smooth, runny batter.
    2. Mix in the ground spices and salt, cover and leave in a warm place for 4-5 hours.
    3. Mix the coriander, lemon juice, chili and aubergine into the batter.
    4. Heat the oil and whisk the batter a little more.
    5. Gently slip spoonful of the batter into the oil to form a round shape.
    6. Fry a few bhajis at a time until golden brown, making sure they are cooked through.
    7. Serve hot with chutney before a meal or at tea.


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